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Title:  Forum Guide to Protecting the Privacy of Student Information
Description: The Forum Guide to Protecting the Privacy of Student Information gives a general overview of privacy laws and professional practices that apply to the information collected for, and kept in, student records. The book is not intended to give an authoritative interpretation of any law or policy Instead, it provides background on the key principles and concepts in student privacy, summarizes Federal privacy laws and any recent changes to them, and suggests good data management practices for schools, districts, and state education agencies.
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Cover Date: March 2004
Web Release: April 5, 2004
Print Release: April 30, 2004
Publication #: NCES 2004330
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: National Forum on Education Statistics; Ghedam Bairu
Type of Product: Guide
Survey/Program Areas: National Forum on Education Statistics (NFES)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Guide, please contact:
Ghedam Bairu.
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